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Chemisette

Description

Sheer white cotton; white linen collar w/ drawnwork; corners are folded and embroidered w/ flowers; one pearl button & loop at neck; tucks at front; back & front have casings for linen tape tie.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1879
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
chemisettes
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
outerwear
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6094
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13320

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